SEN Casework Officers - Ref: CH03222

Location
Walsall, West Midlands
Salary
£27,514 - £31,895 per annum
Posted
01 Jun 2022
Closes
29 Jun 2022
Job Ref
CH03222
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

SEN Casework Officers - Ref: CH03222
G7: £27,514 - £31,895 per annum

Are you interesting in working to support children and young people with additional needs?

We are looking for efficient and hard working Casework Officers with experience in the area of special educational needs.

Working within the legislative framework, you will be responsible for co-ordinating the assessment, production and review of Education Health and Care (EHC) plans and other aspects of special educational needs of individual pupils.

You will have a caseload related to a defined geographical area, and will work closely with parents, carers and professionals from a range of voluntary and statutory agencies.

You will need a background in education and/or special needs and be able to evidence excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to relate well to parents, carers and professionals. You will also need to demonstrate strong communication, prioritisation and negotiation skills. You will be working to challenging deadlines and will need to have a flexible approach.

There is an emphasis on team working and striving for continuous improvement to our service, within a customer care environment.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact Emma Kinrade emma.kinrade@walsall.gov.uk

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Closing Date: 29 June 2022

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children and young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people.

Note: Applicants appointed to posts that require an enhanced DBS clearance must declare any periods of time that they have lived, studied or worked abroad and be prepared to provide an Overseas Criminal Records Certificate (OCRC) or a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC) relating to anytime they were overseas.

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